... which focused on how writing can make a difference in the world. Janet Hurley worked in my classroom for at least ten hours every week for three months. The children in my fifth grade class ate it all up. Partly they were eager for this real world talk and partly they were drawn in by her skills as a teacher. The children felt her investment in them and her investment of time inspired them to write phenomenal, thought-full essays.
May Castelloe, Teacher, Isaac Dickson Elementary, Asheville